Research


(a)Research Studies Completed
The AERC, Jorhat has completed 170 research studies on various aspects with an annual average of 3.16 studies till date. Most of the studies were allotted by the MOA, GOI since its inception and were completed as per guide lines of the Ministry & the coordinating centers.



List of the Research Studies Completed
  • VILLAGE SURVEYS
  • VILLAGE RESURVEYS
  • AD-HOC STUDIES

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Study Title

Year of Completion

Project -in-Charge and Authors

01 Rural Life in Assam Hills : Report on Four Hills Villages of Kanther Terrang, Mawtnum, Banshidua and Hmunpui (Village Survey) 1962 D.Ray,D.Gohain, N.Saha & M.D.Borkataky
02 Kathaliacherra : A Jhumia Settlement Colony in Tripura (Village Survey) 1962 P.D.Saikia, N. Saha &J.N. Sarma
03 Morangaon : A Plains Village in Sibsagar District, Assam (Village Survey) 1963 N. Saha
04 Khonajan : A Plains Village in Lakhimpur District(Village Survey) 1967 C K Borah
05 Chalihagaon : A Plains Village in Sibsagar District, Assam (Village Survey) 1967 J.L.Borkakoty
06 Potsagaon : A Plains Village in Manipur(Village Survey) 1968 D.Gohain
07 Khonsa : A Naga Village in Arunachal Pradesh(Village Survey) 1970 D.Gohain & D. Saikia
08 A Socio-Economic Survey of Three Dafla Villages in Assam (Village Survey) 1970 P.D.Saikia
09 Borkuloi : A Plains Village in Assam.(Village Survey) 1971 A.K.Bora
10 Pakam : A village in Siang District in Arunachal Pradesh (Village Survey) 1972 M.D. Borkataky & P.C.Dutta
11 Habruani :A Boro-Kachari village in Goalpara District, Assam.(Village Survey) 1975 P.C.Dutta
12 Namoni Borpamua : A Mishing Village in Sibsagar.(Village Survey)) 1976 P.C.Dutta
13 Bamin : A Socio-Economic Survey of an Apatani Village in Arunachal Pradesh.(Village Survey) 1978 U.Phukan, S.N.Buragohain & G.C.Borthakur.
14 Khejurbond : Socio-Economic Survey of a Dimasa Village in the North Cachar Hills District, Assam (Village Survey) 1979 D.Borah & S.N. Buragohain
15 Nam-Deuri : Socio-Economic Survey of a PlainsTribal Village in the Sibsagar District, Assam(Village Survey) 1981 D. Bora
16 Hatiduba : Socio-Economic Survey of a Miju-Mishimi Village in Lohit District of Arunachal Pradesh. (Village Survey) 1982 N.R.Goswami & S.N. Buragohain


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Study Title

Year of Completion

Project -in-Charge and Authors

01

Changes in Mikir Society : A Jhum Village in Mikir Hills District, Assam

1962

P.D.Saikia

02

Chotahaibor : A Plains Village in Nowgaon District, Assam

1965

P.D.Saikia

03

Dispur : A Plains Village near Guwahati Assam

1967

P.C. Goswami

04

Kathaliacherra : A Plains Village in Kamrup District, Assam

1971

H.P. Khound & P.C. Dutta

05 

Tegheriartari : A Plains Village in Kamrup District, Assam

1972

U.Phukan

06

Khonajan : An Immigrant Village in Lakhimpur District

1974

C.K.Bora & D.K.Buragohain

07

Morangaon : A Village in Sibsagar District

1975

N.Saha

08

Mawtnum : A Khasi Village in Meghalaya

1975

D.Gohain

09

Potsangbam : A Plains Village in Manipur.

1975

A.N.M.I. Ali & D.K.Buragohain

10

Namoni Borpomua : A Mishing Village in Sibsagar District

1983

S.N.Buragohain

11

Khejurbond : Socio-Economic Resurvey of A Tribal Village in N.C.Hills District

1985

D. Borah

12

Nam-Deuri : A Plains Tribal Village in Jorhat District

1985

D.Borah & S.N.Buragohain



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Study Title

Year of Completion

Project -in-Charge and Authors

1

Changes in Conditions of Agricultural Labour in Assam

1961

J.N. Sarmah

2

State Trading of Paddy in Assam

1962

P.C. Goswami

3

Changing Pattern of Village Leadership in N.E.India

1962

P.D. Saikia

4

Cooperative Farming in Assam

1964

N. Saha, C.K. Bora & D. Gohain

5

Working of Fair Price Shops for Food grains in Assam

1965

C.K.Bora

6

Farmers' Response to Improved Agricultural Practices under I.A. D. P.

1965

P.D.Saikia & C.K.Borah

7

Assessment of Cooperative Farming in Assam(Second Round)

1966

H.P.Khound

8

Behavior of Agricultural Price in Assam, 1952-64

1966

N.Saha

9

The Rice Economy of Manipur (1952-65)

1966

N.Saha

10

The Pattern of Disposal and Holdback of Paddy by Surplus Growers

1967

P.C.Goswami

11

Evaluation of High Yielding Variety Programme in Paddy, 1967-68

1968

D.Gohain

12

Farmer's Response to use of Fertilizers in Nagaon District, Assam

1968

P.D.Saikia & C.K.Bora

13

Cooperative Farming in Assam

1969

H.P. Khound

14

The Problems of Agricultural Development in the Hill Areas of N.E. India

1969

P.C.Goswami & N.Saha

15

Problems of Small Farmers in Assam

1969

P.C.Goswami & P.D.Saikia

16

A Study of loans Advanced by Land Mortgage Banks and their Utilization in Assam

1969

P.D.Saikia &U.Phukan

17

An Assessment of colonisation Scheme of Shifting Cultivation in Tripura

1969

N.Saha & D.K.Buragohain

18

Report on High Yielding Variety Programme in Paddy in Sibsagar District

1969

D.Gohain

19

A Study in Double Cropping in Sibsagar District, Assam, 1968-69

1970

U.Phukan

20

Socio-Economic Conditions of Small Farmers -Medium Farmers & Agril. Labourers - A Case study in Goalpara District, Assam

1971

N.Saha

21

A Study on Income, Saving & Investment in an Agri- culturally Prosperous Area of Assam : A Case study in Nowgong District for 1969-70

1973

U.Phukan

22

The Nature and Extent of Rural Unemployment (1971-72)

1973

H.P.Khound

23

The Economics of Shifting Cultivation in North-East India

1973

N.Saha

24

An Assessment of Small &  Marginal Farmers' Development Programme in Assam - A Case study in Kamrup District

1973

ANMI Ali & GC Borthakur

25

An Assessment of Small &  Marginal Farmers' Development Programme in Assam : A Case study in Nagaon District

1973

P.C.Dutta & K.Gogoi

26

The Cattle Economy of Assam

1974

D.Gohain

27

A Study on Income, Saving & Investment in An Agriculturally Prosperous Area of Assam :A case study in Now gong District for 1970-71

1974

U.Phukan

28

Economics of Wheat Cultivation in Assam - A case study in Goalpara and Darrang Districts

1975

P.D.Saikia & K.Gogoi

29

A study on the Impact of Makyong Lift Irrigation Project in Nowgong District, Assam

1975

ANMI Ali

30

A study on Income, Saving and Investment in an Agriculturally prosperous area of Assam : A study in Nowgong District Assam(1971-72)

1975

U.Phukan

31

Statistical Profile of N.E. India

1975

Compiled Work

32

A study on Income, Savings and Investment in Nowgong District,  Assam (1969-72)

1976

U.Phukan

33

Agricultural Development in Assam 1950-51 to 1973-74

1976

N.Saha

34

A study of Socio-Economic Problems of Ex-Tea Garden Labour

1976

U.Phukan

35

Apple Cultivation in Arunachal Pradesh

1977

D.Gohain

36

Pattern of Consumption Expenditure in Rural Area of Assam - A case study

1977

D.Gohain

37

A Comparative Study of Crop Production under Shifting and Terrace cultivation

1977

D.Borah & N.R.Goswami

38

Utilization of Bank Finance in Balijania Village (Sibsagar District, Assam)

1977

P.C.Dutta

39

Poultry Farming in Assam

1978

T.N.Saikia & K.Gogoi

40

Agricultural Development in Assam (1950-51 to1975-76)

1978

U. Phukan

41

A study of Intensive Jute Development Programme in Nowgong District, Assam

1979

D.Gohain

42

A study on the Integrated Hill Area Development Project at Nungba - West Manipur District, Manipur

1979

T.N.Saikia

 

43

Agricultural Production, Land and Labour  Utilisation in Hill areas of North-East India - A case study of a few village)

1979

P.D.Saikia & Chitra Kalita

44

Agricultural Land Use in Assam - A case study of a few Villages

1979

P.C.Dutta & N.R.Goswami

45

Ex-tea Garden Labour Women in Assam

1979

U.Phukan

46

Tribal Women of North-East India

1979

P.D.Saikia & D.Borah

47

Agricultural Development in Assam (District wise study 1950-51 to 1975-76)

1980

U.Phukan,K.Gogoi &

48

Marketing of Fish in Assam (A case study in the Jorhat Fish Market)

1980

P.C.Dutta

49

Factors  Affecting Use of Fertilisers and Pesticides in Hilly Regions of Meghalaya

1981

D.Borah

50

Benefits Derived by Scheduled Castes under Various Development Programmes - A case studyin Jorhat sub division of Sibsagar district, Assam

1981

D.Gohain,N.R.Goswami

51

Impact of Improved Agricultural Implements in Crop Production in Assam

1982

P.D.Saikia & K.Gogoi

52

Use of soil Testing Services in Assam - A case study in Dibrugarh and Darrang District.

1982

T.N.Saikia

53

Production and Marketing of Citrus (Orange) in Assam - A study in Dibrugarh District.

1982

T.N.Saikia & D.Borah

54

Economics of Silk Production in Assam - A study in Sibsagar District

1983

P.C.Dutta

55

Role of Contact Farmers on Transfer of Technology to Follower Farmers under the T & V System

1983

D.Borah

56

Intensive Jute Development Program me (IJDP) - A Study in Nowgong District, Assam.

1983

D.Gohain & K.Gogoi

57

Production and Marketing of Pineapple in Meghalaya - A study in East Khasi Hills District

1984

T.N.Saikia & D.Borah

58

Management of Social Forestry in Assam - A case study

1984

N.R.Goswami

59

Constraints of Rice Production in Assam (An Interim Report)

1984

T.N.Saikia & D.Borah

60

Impact of Indo-British Fertilizer Education Project (IBFEP) in Agricultural Production

1985

S.N.Buragohain

61

A study on the Impact of Deep Tubewell Irrigation on Crop Production in Jorhat District of Assam

1985

U.Phukan

62

Impact of National Rural Employment Programme (A study in Lakhimpur and Jorhat Districts of Assam)

1985

T.N.Saikia

63

Constraints of Rice Production in Assam (A case study)

1986

P.D.Saikia & U.Phukan

64

A study on the Impact of Deep Tube-well Irrigation on Crop Production in Kamrup District of Assam

1986

U.Phukan

65

Problems of Under-utilization of Irrigation Potentials

1986

D.Gohain & K.Gogoi

66

A study of Fertilizer Consumption in Assam (1984-85)

1986

N.R.Goswami

67

Diversification of Farming System Increase Production, Income and Employment in Assam(A Model Plan)

1986

T.N. Saikia

68

Problems and Prospects of Utilizing Power Tillers in Rice Growing Belts in Assam (A Case Study in Jorhat District)

1987

P.C.Dutta

69

Energy Use for Fuel and Lighting in Rural Areas of Assam

1987

N.R.Goswami

70

Prospects of Changing Cropping Pattern in Favour of Oilseeds and Pulses Production in Assam

1988

T.N.Saikia

71

Incidence of Rural Poverty in Assam

1988

P.D.Saikia & C.K.Bora

72

Pricing, Marketing, Organization and Credit Problems of Paddy in Assam

1988

N.R.Goswami

73

Centrally Sponsored Scheme for Assistance to Small & Marginal Farmers for Increasing Agricultural Production

1989

U.Phukan

74

Area Production & Average Yield of Principal Crops in Assam from 1960-61 to 1988-89 Assam from 1960-61 to 1988-89

1990

U.Phukan

75

Agricultural Development in Nagaland

1989

U.Phukan

76

Land Use Planning - An Inter-Regional Analysis on North-East India

1990

P.C.Dutta & D.Borah

77

Impact of National Watershed Development Programme for Rainfed Agriculture in Assam

1990

N.R.Goswami

78

Agricultural Development Distribution of Gains and Inter District Analysis in Assam

1991

U.Phukan

79

Decentralized Planning in Agricultural and Rural Development (A Case Study in Jorhat District of Assam )

 

1992

 

U.Phukan

80

Economic Viability of Small and Marginal Farms Potentialities for Increasing Employment and Income on Marginal and Small Farms in Assam

1992

T.N.Saikia

81

Economics of Transportation of Agricultural Products through Animal Driven Carts & Mechanised Modes of Transportation

1992

T.N.Saikia

82

Impact of subsidies on Agricultural Development in Assam

1992

N.R. Goswami

83

Emerging Problems of Agricultural Marketing with Special Focus on Processing & Input Supply

1993

D. Borah & Bharati Gogoi

84

Evaluation Study of Centrally Sponsored Scheme on Special Jute Development Program in Assam

1993

P.D. Saikia, C.K. Borah

85

Technological Advancement Need for Agricultural Mechanisation in Assam

1993

P.D. Saikia, C.K. Borah

86

Evaluation study of C.S. Scheme on Special Jute Development Programme in Assam (1991-92).

1993

P.D.Saikia,C.K.Bora,

87

Economic  Appraisal of Command Area Development Programmes under Jamuna Irrigation Projects in Assam(Extra Project)

1993

T.N.Saikia & D.Borah

88

An Overview Study of thee Flood Affected Area at Kakodonga Basin in Jorhat and Golaghat Districts. (Extra Project)

1994

D.Borah

89

Bench Mark Survey of Proposed Mudoijan Irrigation Project in Jorhat District in Assam. (Extra Project)

1994

T.N.Saikia & D.Borah.

90

An Evaluation of Sukla Irrigation Project.

1994

N.R.Goswami

91

Validation Survey of N.C. Rural Habitations in seven Districts of Assam

1994

T.N.Saikia & D.Borah.

92

Effectiveness of Input Delivery System with respect to Seeds and Fertilizers in North-Eastern States.

1995

P.C.Dutta & N.R.Goswami

93

Agro-Economic Evaluation of National Watershed Development Project for Rainfed Area in Assam-A Study in Assam.

1995

T.N.Saikia & D.Borah.

94

Evaluation of Implementation of Central Sector Scheme on Promotion of Agriculture Mechanisation Through Small Tractors.

1995

Bharati Gogoi

95

Impact of Erosion Control Measures on the Socio-Economic Life of the People of Palasbari Gumi Project Area

1995

D.Borah,P.C.Dutta & Bharati Gogoi

96

Problems of Flood in Assam and Impact of Flood Control Measures with reference to West  Gumi of Kamrup District

1996

P.C.Dutta.

98

Analysis of Trend in Operational Holdings in Arunachal Pradesh

1996

N.R.Goswami

99

Impact of Transfer of Technology by the Directorate of Extension, Assam Agricultural University.

1996

Bharati Gogoi

100

Evaluation of Fish Farmers 'Development  Agencies in Assam

1997

D.Borah

101

Promotion of Oilseed Crops in Non-Traditional areas: Nagaland

1997

P.C.Dutta & N.R.Goswami

102

Problems and Prospects of Muga Silk Production in Assam

1998

P.C.Dutta

103

Emerging Problems of Production and Marketing of Arecanut in Assam

1998

T.N.Saikia & D.Borah

104

Economics of Pulses Production and Identification of
Constraints in Raising their Production in Assam

1998

N.R Goswami.

105

Evaluation of Shifting Cultivation Control Measures
Under Watershed Development in Meghalaya,

1998

T.N.Saikia & D.Borah.

106

Economics of Spices Cultivation in North-Eastern States

1999

P.C.Dutta

107

Socio-Economic Evaluation of the National Integrated Pest Management Programme for Rice : A Study in Wokha District of Nagaland

1999

D.Borah

108

Marketing of Pineapple & Citrus(Orange) in Assam and Meghalaya

1998

T.N.Saikia & D.Borah

109

Economic Reforms and Dynamics of Cooperative
Movement in Assam

1999

Bharati Gogoi

110

Pattern of Utilisation of Bank Finance in Agricultural
Development in North-Eastern States

2000

P.C.Dutta & N.R.Goswami

111

Terrace Cultivation & Its Impact in North-East India-  A Study in Nagaland

2000

T.N.Saikia, D.Borah & R.Borah.

112

Cost of Cultivation of Coconut : A Study in Assam

2001

Bharati Gogoi

113

The Existing Training & Testing Facilities for Farm
Machinery in N.E. States : A study in Assam

2001

D.Borah

114

Flow of Credit to Small and Marginal Farmers in N.E. States - A study in Assam

2002

Bharati Gogoi,
Jotin Bordoloi

115

Agricultural Inputs Subsidies in India : Quantum of
Subsidies to S.C./S.T. Farmers in N.E. States – A Study in Assam

2003

N.R.Goswami

116

Building up of an Efficient Marketing System to Obviate the Need for a Large Scale State Intervention in Assam

2003

D. Borah

117

Economics of Vegetable Crops Cultivation : A study in Nagaon and Jorhat Districts

2003

R.Borah,  R.Savapandit

118

Non-Farm Rural Employment : A Study in Assam

2004

Bharati Gogoi

119

Agricultural Policy in India : A Policy Matrix in a
Federal System - A Study in Assam.

2004

Jotin Bordoloi

120

Impact of Shallow Tube-well Irrigation On Crop Production in Assam.

2004

T.N.Saikia

121

Agricultural Policy in India: A Policy Matrix in a Federal System- A Study in Assam (Part-II).

2005

T.N.Saikia.
Jotin Bordoloi.

122

Reasons for Low Level of Consumption of Fertiliser in the  North-Eastern Region- A Study in Assam

2006

Runjun Savapandit

123

Evaluation of Integrated Dairy Development Project (IDDP) in Non- Operation Flood Hilly  and Backward Areas- A Study in Meghalaya

2006

T.N.Saikia,
Gautam Kakaty.

124

Pilot Study for Estimation of Seed , Feed and Wastage Ratio for major Food grains (Suggested by IASRI, Pusa)

2006

T.N.Saikia

125

Economics of Small Tea Cultivation in Assam,

2006

Runjun Savapandit

126

Evaluation of Integrated Dairy Development Project (IDDP) in Non- Operation Flood Hilly  and Backward Areas- A Study in  Arunachal Pradesh

2006

Gautam Kakaty

127

Evalution of Integrated Dairy Development project (IDDP) in Non-operational flood Hilly and Backward Areas in Mizoram

2007

Runjun Savapandit.

128

Factors Affecting Fertilizer Consumption in Assam

2007

Jotin Bordoloi.

129

Viable Entrepreneurial trade for women in Agriculture.

2007

Ranjit borah.

130

Consolidated report on Evalution of Integrated Dairy Development IDDP in Non- operational flood ,hilly and Backward areas in North-Eastern Region

2007

T.N. Saikia,
Gautum Kakaty.

131

Economics of Commercial silk weavers of Assam- A study in silk village Sualkuchi in Kamrup District

2008

Bharati Gogoi.

132

Participation of plains tribal women in Non Agriculture Development Activities.

2008

Runjun Savapandit.

133

Potentialities of Horticulture Crop and Market Accessibilities in Assam and Meghalaya with special reference to technology mission for integrated Development of Horticulture.

2009

Gautam Kakaty.

134

Current Situation on Cultivation and Analyse Jhum Cycle.

2009

K.C.Talukdar.

135

State Budgetary resources and Agricultural Development –A Study in Assam

2009

Jotin Bordoloi.

136

Impact of Macro-Management of Agricultural Development in Assam.

2009

Ranjit Borah.

137

Potential and Prospects of Rabi cultivation in Assam

2011

Dr.Moromi Gogoi,   Rupam kr. Bordoloi.

138

Impact of NREGA on Wage Rates, food security and Rural urban Migration –A Study in Assam.

2011

Dr.Jotin Bordooi.

139

Impact of Emerging Marketing Channels in Agriculture-Benefit to producer-sellers and Marketing costs and Margins of Orange and Potato in Assam

2011

Dr. Gautam Kakaty, Debajit Borah.

140

Evaluation of price support and Market Intervention scheme –Brief report on Mizoram.

2012

Dr. Gautum Kakaty.

141

End Term Evaluation Study/Appraisal in respect of Implantation of the Bringing Green Revolution to Eastern India ( BGREI)

2012

Dr.Jotin Bordoloi.

142

Baseline Data on Area, Production and Productivity of Horticulture crops in North-East and Himalayan states-A study in Assam

2013

Dr.Moromi Gogoi, Debajit Borah.

143

Assessment of pre and post harvest losses of paddy and wheat in Assam.

2012

Dr. Jotin Bordoli.

144

Impact of National Food Security Mission (NFSM) on Input Use, Production, Productivity and Income in Assam.

2015

Runjun Savapandit
Dr. Gautam Kakaty

145

Impact of credit on Agricultural Production with special reference to Crop Loan and KCC Scheme –An Empirical Study in Assam.

2015

Dr. Jotin Bordoloi
Dr. Anup Kumar Das